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Monmouth University Award for Communication Excellence (MACE) Award

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October 26, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free Event

Presentation of this year’s Monmouth Award for Communication Excellence (MACE) will be to film producers/directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord. The event includes a discussion about their award-winning filmmaking techniques moderated by Monmouth University Professor Rob Scott.

A cocktail reception preceding the presentation will be held at 6 p.m. in the Gallery of Pollak Theatre.

The award presentation and program will be held in Pollak Theatre.

The program is free but registration will be required. For more information please contact Nicole Frame, Assistant Director of Conference Services and Special Events, at 732.571.3473 or

About the Honorees:

Phil Lord and Chris Miller are the prolific writing and directing duo behind some of today’s most successful films, including, The Lego Movie, 21 & 22 Jump Street and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. In 2014, the duo saw incredible success at the box office and were the only writers/directors with two films ranked among the top highest grossing features of the year. Up next for film, the duo will be directing the highly anticipated untitled Star Wars Anthology. Focusing on a young Han Solo, the feature is slated for a May 25, 2018 release date and will be written by Lawrence and Jon Kasdan.

For more information on this event, please visit the MACE Award web site.

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